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Related to epsilon toxin: clostridium perfringens
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|Noun||1.||epsilon toxin - a bacterial toxin produced by clostridium perfringens; causes intense abdominal cramps and diarrhea that begins 8-22 hours after consumption of foods containing large numbers of these bacteria|
bacterial toxin - any endotoxin or exotoxin formed in or elaborated by bacterial cells